|Rag Radio 2009-09-29 / The Rag & the Underground Press - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
-The story of The Rag, Austin’s influential underground paper (1966-1977), and the historic role of the Sixties underground press. Guests: *Alice Embree - a founder of The Rag, leader in 60’s New Left and women’s movement. Austin activist. Board member of New Journalism Project and contributor to The Rag Blog. *Jeffrey Shero Nightbyrd – a founder of Austin’s Sixties underground paper, The Rag, and editor of the Austin Sun and New York’s RAT...
Keywords: The Rag; Underground Press; Jeffery Nightbyrd; Alice Embree; Alan Pogue; James Retherford; Thorne Dreyer; Sixties; Rag Radio; Jeff Shero
|Rag Radio 2010-10-26 / Writer and Peace Activist Alice Embree - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Alice Embree was a leader in the 60s New Left, working in civil rights and with SDS in Austin where she was a founder of the underground newspaper The Rag. She also worked with underground newpaper RAT in New York. A pioneer of the women's liberation movement, her essay was included in Robin Morgan's classic feminist anthology, "Sisterhood is Powerful." Alice went to Chile with an exchange program, and worked with the North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA), and later was involved with ...
Keywords: The Rag, Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Alice Embree; Feminists; Sixties; Peace Activists; Underground Press; The Rag Blog; Under the Hood; New Left; Austin; SDS; Journalists; CodePink; The Rag
|People United - March 4, 2011 - Allan Campbell|
Episode features a conversation broadcast live in the KOOP Studio with Yumie Hirano of the Never Again Campaign, a peace organization inspired by the survivors of the nuclear bombings on Hiroshima and Nagaski, as well as with Alice Embree and Susan Van Haitsma of Code Pink Austin, which helped sponsor Hirano's talk at BookWoman the following Tuesday as part of a centennial celebration of International Women's Day...
Keywords: People United; 91.7 FM; KOOP Radio; Austin TX; community radio; Never Again Campaign; Code Pink Austin; BookWoman; Yumie Hirano; Alice Embree; Susan Van Haitsma; BookWoman; Susan Bright; Purly Gates; September 11th Families; peace activism; social justice; feminism; labor; nuclear weapons; Hiroshima; Nagasaki; Pearl Harbor; ethnocentrism; international awareness; global conflict; cultural exchanges; ideology; alliances; history; current events
|People United - March 2, 2012 - Allan Campbell|
Episode features Thorne Dreyer, the editor of _The Rag Blog_ as well as the host of KOOP Radio's own _Rag Radio_, and Alice Embree, a contributing editor to _The Rag Blog_, on the earlier publication they helped found, _The Rag_, an underground newspaper published in Austin, Texas, from 1966 to 1977. They spoke at the Public Affairs Forum at the 1st Unitarian Universalist Church in Austin on February 19, 2012.
Keywords: People United; 91.7 FM; KOOP Radio; Austin TX; community radio; Thorne Dreyer; Alice Embree; The Rag; Rag Reunion; The Rag Blog; Rag Radio; underground newspaper; underground press; Underground Press Syndicate; alternative newspaper; alternative press; alternative journalism; independent media; mainstream media; The Daily Texan; University of Texas at Austin; John McMillan; Smoking Typewriters; the New Left; counterculture; activism; personal liberation; popular culture; politics; social movements; Civil Rights Movement; anti-war movement; Vietnam War; LGBT; women's rights; women's movement; feminism; sexual liberation; gay rights; LGBT; direct action; participatory democracy; Tom Hayden; Port Huron Statement; Students for a Democratic Society; Movement for a Democratic Society; Mariann Wizard; Alan Pogue; 1960s; Sixties; Lucian Villasenor; Occupy UT; Occupy Austin; Occupy Wall Street; Occupy movement; Public Affairs Forum; 1st Unitarian Universalist Church; Bonny Gardner; Jim Letchworth; race; class; gender; history; current events
|People United - July 22, 2011 - Allan Campbell|
Episode features a conversation broadcast live in the KOOP Studio about the work of the Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador as well as about political developments in the country itself with Matthew Gossage, who just returned from a CISPES delegation in El Salvador in 2011, and Alice Embree, who became involved with CISPES during the Salvadoran civil war and later served as a CISPES delegate and election observer in El Salvador in 2009...
Keywords: People United; 91.7 FM; KOOP Radio; Austin TX; community radio; Matthew Gossage; Matt Gossage; Alice Embree; Lisa Fuller; El Salvador; Committee in Solidarity with the People in El Salvador; CISPES; US foreign policy; peace movement; anti-imperialist movement; solidarity; Third World; Global South; colonialism; neocolonialism; neoliberalism; free trade; Central American Free Trade Agreement; CAFTA; North American Free Trade Agreement; NAFTA; fair trade; liberation movements; Farabundo Marti; Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front; FMLN; Christian Democrats; Salvadoran military; death squads; School of the Americas; Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperaton; WHINSEC; Nationalist Republican Alliance; ARENA; Roberto D'Aubisson; Oscar Romero; Salvadoran civil war; Salvadoran peace accords; Chapultepec Peace Accords; Cold War; Reagan Doctrine; Monroe Doctrine; US military aid; low-intensity conflict; Chile; Salvador Allende; Popular Unity; Venezuela; Hugo Chavez; Honduras; Manuel Zelaya; coup; Wilfredo Berrios; Nicaragua; Somoza; Sandinistas; Sandinista National Liberation Front; FSLN; Contra War; Contra Aid; Boland Amendment; Iran-Contra scandal; US embargo; Violetta Chamorro; election interference; democratic sovereignty; FMLN presidential victory; Mauricio Funes; Vietnam War; anti-war movement; domestic opposition; Gold Belt; transnational corporations; multinational corporations; Pacific Rim; British Columbia; Canada; Cayman Islands; Reno NV; proposed mining ban; immigration; immigrant rights; immigrant justice; political climate; history; current events; struggle